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HR Tip: Job descriptions

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Question: “Is it necessary to give all our employees a written job description?”

HR Tip:
The law requires that, when issuing the written statement setting out terms and conditions of employment, you include either a job title or description of the job. However it is good management practice to provide every employee with a written job description that sets out in detail what they have to do or achieve. This clarifies the purpose of each job and thus does much to avoid misunderstandings in the future. However, be sure to keep your job

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